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State of Emergency‎ Declared in Ecuador

Posted by feww on March 9, 2012

Deadly flooding plagues five Ecuador provinces

Ecuador President has proclaimed states of emergency in the provinces of Manabi, Los Rios, Guayas, El Oro, and Loja amid widespread floods which have left at least 2 dozen people dead and more than 3,000 homeless.

Disaster Calendar 2012 – March 9

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  • Ecuador. Ecuador President has proclaimed states of emergency in the provinces of Manabi, Los Rios, Guayas, El Oro, and Loja amid widespread floods which have left at least 2 dozen people dead and more than 3,000 homeless.
    • The states of emergency will remain effective for 60 days.

Other Global Disasters

  • Madagascar.Death toll from Tropical Storm IRINA which struck the country on February 26-27 has climbed to at least 72, the government said.
    • The storm triggered flooding and landslides which also destroyed some1,350 homes, leaving about 80,000 people displaced.
    • On February 14, Giovanna, a Category 4B Cyclone, slammed the Indian Ocean island with sustained winds of  231km (143 miles) per hour and wind gusts exceeding 275kph, killing at least 35 people, injuring 300 and destroying about 4,000 structures, mostly homes, and dozens of schools, leaving up to 15,000 people homeless.
    • In 2008, wind damage and severe flooding by Cyclone Ivan caused much devastation to  Sainte Marie Island and mainland Madagascar, leaving about 270 people dead or missing and 330,000  others homeless, destroying about 200,000 hectares of  crops and leaving thousands without food.
  • Sicily, Italy. A severe storm brought heavy rains, high winds and hail to the island of Sicily, forcing dozens to evacuate their homes and closing Catania’s international airport.

    • The storm caused substantial damage to standing crops, including fruit and vegetables.
  • W. Virginia, USA.The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 7 counties in West Virginia as agricultural disaster areas due to losses caused by excessive rain and flooding that occurred from Nov. 21-23, 2011.
    • Primary disaster areas: Jackson County.
    • Contiguous disaster areas: Kanawha, Mason, Putnam, Roane, Wirt and Wood counties.
  • Ohio. Meigs County in the bordering state of Ohio has also been designated a disaster area because it’s contiguous.
  • NSW, Australia. Goulburn Mulwaree Local Government Area has been declared a Natural Disaster Area because of the damage caused by flooding.
    • Seven more municipalities are to be declared Natural Disaster Areas.
    • Blayney Shire has been declared a natural disaster area following the severe flooding last week.
    • “It brings the total number of Local Government Areas Declared Natural Disasters as a result of this weather event to 46,” NSW  Emergency Services Minister said.
    • “Although the rain has stopped for the time being, flood waters continue to disrupt and threaten many towns and locations and there is hardly an area of NSW that has not been affected at some point,” the Minister said.

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